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Ten Girls Who Made a Difference
Ten Girls Who Made a Difference

Irene Howat · CF4Kids
Format: Book

Would you like to make a difference? These ten girls grew up to do just that...Katherine Luther, Bethan Lloyd-Jones, Sabina Wurmbrand, Susanna Wesley, Ann Judson, Edith Schaeffer, Ruth Bell Graham, Monica of Thagaste, Susannah Spurgeon, Maria Taylor. Read this book and find out what God wants...
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Iguanas
Iguanas

Kristin Petrie · Checkerboard Books
Format: Book

Describes the physical features, habitat, defense mechanisms, and behavior of iguanas and what needs to be done to care for them as pets.Title IguanasAuthor Petrie, KristinPublisher Abdo GroupPublication Date 20120801Number of Pages 24Binding Type LIBRARYLibrary of Congress 2012011504,
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Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette
Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

Selene Castrovilla · Calkins Creek
Format: Hardcover

In this riveting story about an important friendship, Selene Castrovilla introduces young readers to the tender side of George Washington when he meets the youthful Marquis de Lafayette during the Revolutionary War. Lafayette has come to America to offer his services to the patriotic cause....
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The Book That Proves Time Travel Happens
The Book That Proves Time Travel Happens

Henry Clark · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

This never-before-seen twist on time travel adventure explores the theme of accepting those who are different--and having the courage to join them. The moment Ambrose Brody steps into a fortune-teller's tent, he is whisked into a quest that spans millennia with his best friend, an enigmatic...
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Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500

S. L. Hamilton · ABDO & Daughters
Format: Book

Looks at the famous drivers, champions, and moments in the history of the Indianapolis 500.Title: Indianapolis 500Author: Hamilton, S. L.Publisher: Abdo GroupPublication Date: 2013/01/01Number of Pages: 32Binding Type: LIBRARYLibrary of Congress: bl2013001606
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The Washington Monument: Myths, Legends, and Facts
The Washington Monument: Myths, Legends, and Facts

Robb Murray · Capstone Press
Format: Paperback

Standing tall the Washington Monument is a symbol of American greatness But symbolism secret chambers and conspiracy surround this supersize spire Do you know the real history behind the monument Historic primary source photos and explorative infographics help uncover the mysteries surrounding...
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Stopping Runaway Trains: Superman and the Science of Strength
Stopping Runaway Trains: Superman and the Science of Strength

Agnieszka Biskup · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Super-strength gives the Man of Steel the right amount of muscle to win any tussle. But what gives things strength? And is anyone or anything in our world as strong as Superman? Get ready to find out with the help of the Worlds Greatest Hero. Youll be amazed by how much you can learn about...
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Zombie Baseball Beatdown
Zombie Baseball Beatdown

Paolo Bacigalupi · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 2ND edition
Format: Hardcover

In this inventive, fast-paced novel, New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi takes on hard-hitting themes--from food safety to racism and immigration--and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from....
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Mighty Alice Goes Round and Round: A Cul de Sac Book
Mighty Alice Goes Round and Round: A Cul de Sac Book

Richard Thompson · Andrews McMeel Publishing; Original edition
Format: Paperback

Cartoonists are passionate about Richard Thompsons work, and Cul de Sac has been given high praise from Bill Watterson. Cul de Sac chronicles the absurdly wonderful adventures of the Otterloop family. Alice, Petey, Mom, and Dad live in the cookie-cutter suburbs not far from the interstate....
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Elisabeth Elliot: Joyful Surrender
Elisabeth Elliot: Joyful Surrender

Janet Benge · YWAM
Pages: 229
Format: Paperback

Since she was young, Elisabeth Elliot had been intrigued by missionaries who gave up so much to tell others about God s love. With a passion to translate the Bible into new languages, she followed God's call to work among tribes in Ecuador, including the Waorani (Auca) , who had killed...
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The 39 Clues: Unstoppable: Nowhere to Run - Library Edition
The 39 Clues: Unstoppable: Nowhere to Run - Library Edition

Jude Watson · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Print book

The Cahill family has a secret. For five hundred years, they have guarded the 39 Clues thirty-nine ingredients in a serum that transforms whomever takes it into the most powerful person on earth. If the serum got into the wrong hands, the disaster would rock the world. So certain Cahills...
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Ghoulish Song
Ghoulish Song

William Alexander · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 166
Format: Hardcover

A brave girl flees a ghoul while trying to save her town in this lively, fast-paced companion to National Book Award winner Goblin Secrets.Kaile lives in Zombay, an astonishing city where goblins walk the streets and witches work their charms and curses. Kaile wants to be a musician and is delighted...
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Red Riding Hood, Superhero: A Graphic Novel
Red Riding Hood, Superhero: A Graphic Novel

Otis Frampton · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 33
Format: Library Binding

While taking a tour of Area 54 with her grandmother, the President of the United States, little Ruby Topper discovers a mysterious little alien carrying a red hood. When Ruby dons the crimson cape and cowl, it grants her AMAZING SUPERPOWERS! But will her newfound abilities be enough to save...
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Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure
Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure

Brandon Mull · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The long-awaited sequel to Fablehaven is here The dragons and mythical creatures who have been kept at the Fablehaven preserve are getting older, wiser and they want their freedom. They are no longer our allies... . In ancient times, dragons became the ultimate threat to the mythical world....
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South America
South America

Risa Brown · Core Library
Format: Book

Are you ready to explore? This continent has unique people, plants, animals, geographical features, and cultures. Take a fascinating tour of South America to learn what makes it like no other place on Earth. Youll find well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources...
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